Affordable Housing In Sierra County
1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sierra County
Housing Authorities that serve Sierra County
|Plumas County Community Development Commission and Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Sierra County, California
There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 50 affordable apartments for rent in Sierra County, California.
Income Based Apartments in Sierra County, California
Sierra County features 50 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.
Low Rent Apartments in Sierra County, California
There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sierra County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Sierra County, California
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sierra County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Sierra County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sierra County, California for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,143 and $1,397.
2020 Sierra County, California Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards
Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.
|Studio||One BR||Two BR||Three BR||Four BR|
|Fair Market Rent||$858||$975||$1,270||$1,825||$2,026|
|Payment Standard Range||$772 to $944||$878 to $1,073||$1,143 to $1,397||$1,643 to $2,008||$1,823 to $2,229|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Sierra County, CA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||1|
|Total Low Income Apartments||50|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||50|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||21.65%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.41|
|Average Household Size||2.38|
|Median Household Income||$42,833 ±$8,464|
|Median Rent||$938 ±$247|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||60.89% ± 26.45pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Sierra County is a county in California with a population of 3,021. There are 1,252 households in the county with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 21.65% of households in Sierra County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Sierra County
The median gross income for households in Sierra County is $42,833 a year, or $3,569 a month. The median rent for the county is $938 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sierra County, a household making less than $3,127 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60.89% of households who rent are overburdened in Sierra County.
Area Median Income In Sierra County
Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.
In Sierra County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,500
Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.
Rental Assistance in Sierra County
Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.
Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Sierra County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$16,950||$19,350||$21,750||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$28,200||$32,200||$36,250||$40,250||$43,500||$46,700||$49,950||$53,150|
|80% of Median||$45,100||$51,550||$58,000||$64,400||$69,600||$74,750||$79,900||$85,050|
Cities In Sierra County
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